Creative Writing – Prose (Advanced Associate or Full Professor)

The English Department at the University of Utah invites applications for a position in Creative Writing (Prose) at the rank of Advanced Associate or Full Professor to begin Fall 2023. Expertise in complementary fields (e.g., digital and hybrid forms, book arts, narrative theory) as well as in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, and/or sexuality are particularly welcome. Candidates should have a substantial record of publication, including at least three books, or a combination of books and digital or public projects equivalent to a book, as well as a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to developing relationships between the University and the larger community. 

Please submit an application letter; c.v.; writing sample; statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 3 letters of recommendation by 18 November 2022. 

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator and its policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or veteran’s status. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. To inquire further about the University’s nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies or to request a reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application process, please contact the following individual who has been designated as the University’s Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 South Presidents Circle, Rm. 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (801) 581-8365, email:

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